New businesses, jobs and homes as Fruit Market delivers regeneration vision

New businesses, jobs and homes as Fruit Market delivers regeneration vision

Little more than three years since the launch of Hull’s most exciting urban regeneration project, the stunning transformation of the waterfront area is delivering on the vision for the Fruit Market as a vibrant area where people live, work and play. What had become a largely derelict area, following the relocation of Hull’s wholesale fruit and veg trade, is now a growing urban village and home...

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The sound of success

The sound of success

“This is a Maserati,” ended a radio advertisement from the Italian sports car manufacturer just few years ago. What preceded, however, was was not the usual litany of product benefits. Rather, what was conspicuous about this ad was that it gave so few details about the car in question. Rather - aptly enough for the radio - it reduced all of the usual sales pitch to just 30 or so seconds of its...

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Practically sporty

Practically sporty

“It’s a matter of scale and emotion,” says Marek Reichman. “Industrial design pushes to really change something about the way an object works or is perceived. But the fact is that the car hasn’t really changed since the early 1900s. We’re not levitating cars yet, so you need wheels, and you still have to seat the passengers. But the emotional element in car design is huge. After all, people fall...

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Meet the students helping to deliver Hull’s biggest arts festival

Meet the students helping to deliver Hull’s biggest arts festival

Following its success last year, Freedom Festival Arts Trust has once again recruited three Hull students to take part in paid internships as part of its Accelerate programme and with just a week to go until Freedom Festival, there is never a dull moment.  Rebecca Kelly, Alicia Mason and Connie Ward-Allen recently joined the team and have hit the ground running as they gain experience in all...

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Housebuilder serves up inspiration for next generation with tennis partnership

Housebuilder serves up inspiration for next generation with tennis partnership

Beal is playing a major role in the regeneration of the East Yorkshire town by creating The Greenways, Goole’s largest new housing development for decades, with an investment of £130m over the next 12 years. Now, it has sponsored Goole Tennis Centre to inspire at least 2,000 children to take up tennis and increase participation in the sport through a two-year programme of community engagement....

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